Tuesday, February 09, 2010
INVITING YOU TO A VERY SPECIAL DAY IN THE CITY
INTERVIEWING, BOOK PROPOSAL, AND FORUM
SWWJ DAY FOR JOURNALISTS AND NON-FICTION WRITERS
TO BE HELD FROM 11.00 TO 16.00
ON TUESDAY 27TH APRIL 2010
AT THE WRITERS’ HOUSE, 13 HAYDON ST. LONDON. EC3N 1DB (nearest tube: Tower Hill)
This third day for Journalists and Non-Fiction Writers will be led by Wendy Hughes. It is designed for beginners as well as more experienced non-fiction writers. A factfile on Interviewing and pitching a non-fiction book proposal will be handed out on the day. In this workshop Wendy will cover :
Interviewing for Journalists and non-fiction writers – whether you are writing a newspaper item, an article, or researching for a non-fiction book, writers need interviewing skills. This session will include setting up the interview, pre-planning, interviewing techniques, questions to ask, problems you may encounter, writing it up, selling your piece or idea for a book.
Saleable knowledge probe – looking for ideas? Session on finding ideas within your personal knowledge bank - hobbies, special interests, occupational knowledge, life experiences, etc
Pitching a non-fiction book proposal.
Sharing work in Progress – for the session to work delegates are requested bring along to the workshop, either a completed article, idea for a piece of non-fiction or the outline for an idea for a book. During this session Wendy will offer constructive criticism and markets where possible.
Wendy’s Forum –There will also be time for a general discussion and what subjects you would like covered in future workshops or if you would like to visit places such as The British Library newspaper collections, non-fiction publishers, etc, if these could be arranged. Cost of the day is £18.50 per person. Information can be obtained from Wendy email: firstname.lastname@example.org